France shares higher at close of trade; CAC 40 up 0.11%

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France shares higher at close of trade; CAC 40 up 0.11%
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Investing.com – France equities were higher at the close on Tuesday, as gains in the Consumer Goods , Consumer Services and Basic Materials sectors propelled shares higher.

At the close in Paris, the CAC 40 rose 0.11%, while the SBF 120 index gained 0.09%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the CAC 40 were Renault SA (PA: RENA ), which rose 1.96% or 1.43 points to trade at 74.52 at the close. LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton SE (PA: LVMH ) added 1.87% or 5.65 points to end at 308.25 and Valeo SA (PA: VLOF ) was up 1.81% or 0.71 points to 39.99 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Bouygues SA (PA: BOUY ), which lost 1.34% or 0.50 points to trade at 36.93 in late trade. Total SA (PA: TOTF ) declined 1.12% or 0.62 points to end at 54.80 and Compagnie de Saint Gobain SA (PA: SGOB ) shed 0.95% or 0.35 points to 36.55.

The top performers on the SBF 120 were Eramet (PA: ERMT ) which rose 6.48% to 82.95, Faurecia (PA: EPED ) which was up 4.17% to settle at 54.90 and Renault SA (PA: RENA ) which gained 1.96% to close at 74.52.

The worst performers were Ingenico Group (PA: INGC ) which was down 3.20% to 65.44 in late trade, Television Francaise 1 SA (PA: TFFP ) which lost 2.05% to settle at 8.850 and Solocal Group SA (PA: LOCAL ) which was down 1.88% to 1.043 at the close.

Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 284 to 283 and 103 ended unchanged on the Paris Stock Exchange.

The CAC 40 VIX , which measures the implied volatility of CAC 40 options, was down 0.40% to 12.58.

In commodities trading, Gold Futures for December delivery was down 0.16% or 1.90 to $1214.10 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in October fell 0.71% or 0.49 to hit $68.38 a barrel, while the November Brent oil contract fell 0.31% or 0.24 to trade at $76.26 a barrel.

EUR/USD was up 0.31% to 1.1714, while EUR/GBP rose 0.34% to 0.9093.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.19% at 94.49.

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